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Former French tennis player Jerome Golmard succumbs to ALS, dies at 43
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Former French tennis player Jerome Golmard succumbs to ALS, dies at 43

Golmard announced three years ago that he had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease causing muscle paralysis and also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray brushes aside Fernando Verdasco in final for 45th career title
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray brushes aside Fernando Verdasco in final for 45th career title

Andy Murray clinched his first title of 2017 and 45th of his career as he dominated Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 to win the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Rohan Bopanna-Marcin Matkowski go down fighting in men's doubles final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Rohan Bopanna-Marcin Matkowski go down fighting in men's doubles final

The unseeded pair of Rohan Bopanna-Marcin Matkowski started strongly before going down 6-4, 3-6, 3-10 to the fourth seeded Romanian-Dutch pair of Horia Tecau and Jean-Julien Rojer.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Rohan Bopanna/Marcin Matkowski beat Leander Paes/Guillermo Garcia-Lopez
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Rohan Bopanna/Marcin Matkowski beat Leander Paes/Guillermo Garcia-Lopez

Rohan Bopanna and his partner Marcin Matkowski reached the men's doubles finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships after beating Leander Paes and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in three sets.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray pips Philipp Kohlschreiber in thrilling quarter-final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray pips Philipp Kohlschreiber in thrilling quarter-final

Andy Murray saved seven match points to reach the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships with a marathon 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (20/18), 6-1 win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber on Thursday.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Fernando Verdasco eases past Gael Monfils to reach semi-final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Fernando Verdasco eases past Gael Monfils to reach semi-final

Gael Monfils fired down 10 aces but the fourth seed still crashed out 6-3, 7-5 to Fernando Verdasco in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships on Thursday.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Rohan Bopanna reaches doubles semi-finals with Marcin Matkowski
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Rohan Bopanna reaches doubles semi-finals with Marcin Matkowski

India's Rohan Bopanna, playing with his fourth different partner of the season, joined forces with Marcin Matkowski to reach the doubles semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Roger Federer stunned by Evgeny Donskoy, Andy Murray advances
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Roger Federer stunned by Evgeny Donskoy, Andy Murray advances

Roger Federer rued a "crazy" failure to bury three match points in falling to a shock three-set defeat to Russian qualifier Evgeny Donskoy in Dubai on Wednesday.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray dominant on return with easy win in 1st round
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray dominant on return with easy win in 1st round

Andy Murray may be coming off a bout of shingles, but he looked in good shape during a 6-4, 6-1 first round victory over Malik Jaziri at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Stan Wawrinka stunned by Dzumhur Damir, Fernando Verdasco advances
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Stan Wawrinka stunned by Dzumhur Damir, Fernando Verdasco advances

Holder Stan Wawrinka was sensationally dumped out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday as his form collapsed following an early 4-1 lead.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Roger Federer kick starts bid for eighth title with easy win
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Roger Federer kick starts bid for eighth title with easy win

Roger Federer took the opening step in his bid for a record eighth title at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday with a comprehensive 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Benoit Paire.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray says he has fully recovered from bout of shingles
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Andy Murray says he has fully recovered from bout of shingles

Andy Murray, the top seed, begins his campaign in the Gulf against Tunisian Malek Jaziri in the first round.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki in rain-affected final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki in rain-affected final

Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 to win a rain-delayed final at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Saturday which sent her into the ranking top 10.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Angelique Kerber, beset by troublesome knee, loses to Elina Svitolina
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Angelique Kerber, beset by troublesome knee, loses to Elina Svitolina

Had Angelique Kerber won the tournament, she would have retaken the World No 1 spot from Serena Williams

Dubai Tennis Championships: Angelique Kerber stays on target for top spot, faces Elina Svitolina in semis
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Angelique Kerber stays on target for top spot, faces Elina Svitolina in semis

Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Angelique Kerber moves closer to top ranking, Aga Radwanska knocked out
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Angelique Kerber moves closer to top ranking, Aga Radwanska knocked out

Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Karolina Pliskova, Dominika Cibulkova crash out; Caroline Wozniacki advances
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Karolina Pliskova, Dominika Cibulkova crash out; Caroline Wozniacki advances

Three of the top five seeds were bundled out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday with US Open finalist Karolina Pliskova among the victims.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Caroline Wozniacki moves into 2nd round, Coco Vandeweghe ousted
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Caroline Wozniacki moves into 2nd round, Coco Vandeweghe ousted

Two days afer playing the Doha final, Caroline Wozniacki plunged straight back to work on Monday at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Darya Kasatkina.

Indian challenge at Dubai Championships comes to an end as Bhambri, Bhupathi go down
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Indian challenge at Dubai Championships comes to an end as Bhambri, Bhupathi go down

Yuki Bhambri and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out in the first round of their respective categories as the Indian challenge came to an end at the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships